Section 26 of the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 places a duty on certain “specified authorities” which includes local authorities, schools, universities, health services, police, prisons and probation to prevent and stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.
On this page you will find links to:
- key information about the national and local response to Counter Terrorism.
- the Home Office Prevent (Counter-Terrorism) E-learning module
- the Prevent Referral Form.
If a person who is at risk of being drawn into terrorism has children, is a child or an adult with care and support needs, it is also important to follow the multi-agency child and/or adult safeguarding procedures.